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Warwickshire County Council and its partners would like to invite providers with experience of children's residential homes, residential schools and specialist residential provisions and social investors to meet with our children's commissioning and ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Warwickshire County Council
Strategic Procurement Unit, PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Place
Warwick
CV34 4RH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1926412430
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses
Solihull MBC
Manor Square
Solihull
B91 3QB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1926412430
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKG32

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses
Coventry City Council
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1926412430
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Invite to Market Engagement Event - Bright Residential for Children in Warwickshire (BR4C).

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85311300
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire County Council and its partners would like to invite providers with experience of children's residential homes, residential schools and specialist residential provisions and social investors to meet with our children's commissioning and procurement team on

28.3.2017; 14:00 - 16:30 at Pound Lane Learning Centre, Pound Lane, Leamington Spa, CV32 7RT.

The event will showcase an exciting opportunity for providers to be involved in the UK's first residential homes for children model using a Social Impact Bond. We are proposing to go out to tender for up to 20 residential placements delivered via a small homes model throughout Warwickshire with potential to include a small number of placements in Solihull and Coventry on behalf of Solihull MBC and Coventry CC. Warwickshire are keen to meet with providers who can deliver outcomes for some of the most vulnerable young children and have demonstrable track records.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85311000
85312300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

The County Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council may wish to take up the option to include a small number of placements in Solihull and Coventry, 2 beds per authority.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will to be able to share our about to be published Warwickshire Children Looked After Placements - Commissioning and Sufficiency Strategy 2017 - 2019, enabling providers to have a clear indication of Warwickshire's intentions for over the next two years which will also include a Regional Residential Care Framework and Independent Specialist Placements.

There will be a presentation on the day outlining our vision accompanied with an opportunity to ask questions to the team. Warwickshire has already started to establish relationships with a number of social investors and will be inviting these to the event to meet with potential providers.

If you would like to attend or further details, then please contact either or .

II.2.14)Additional information

Solihull MBC and Coventry CC may.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
04/04/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is: www.csw-jets.co.uk Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSWJETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at: Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project in order to download tender documents and be able to correspond with us about this procurement. Electronic ordering and/or invoicing and/or payment may be used.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/03/2017